General Dynamics Defense Systems, Pittsfield, Mass., is being awarded a $5,639,046 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide for the fiscal year 2002 Nuclear Pwered Cruise Missile Submarine (SSGN) Attack Weapons Control System (AWCS). The effort includes management and engineering services to develop the preliminary proof of concept system design for AWCS, proof of concept system architecture design review and development of preliminary planning for fleet documentation. Work will be performed in Pittsfield, Mass., and is expected to be completed by December
2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Navy
's Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.